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The advancement of climate change, ongoing macro-economic variations and the fact that an aging population will be increasingly in need of long-term care options, will call for best-in-class risk management in the nursing home sector.
Healthcare providers continue to face numerous emerging challenges.
Established provider ratings can be wildly inconsistent, leaving employers and payers to determine for themselves how to best define quality of care.
Speakers identify key compliance risks presented by the ACA and how to head off vulnerabilities.
Rapidly developing technology creates new risks for hospitals and doctors. Presented by Travelers.
Each year since 2011, Risk & Insurance forecasts the Most Dangerous Emerging Risks — often with uncanny accuracy.
The threat of hacking implantable defibrillators and other devices is already growing.
The ACA’s sweeping changes have many benefits, but adequate insurance limits for expanded accountable care organizations is a concern.
The risk of workplace hearing loss has remained steady for decades, but more needs to be done in high-risk industries such as construction and mining.
A zero-tolerance policy is one of the best protections that health care employers can put in place to protect their workers.
Lost productivity and remediation expenses may amount to $100,00 for each potential measles patient.
The injury/illness rate for hospital workers is alarmingly high — higher even than in construction and manufacturing.
Telemedicine can help combat an impending physician shortage and possibly lower cost of care for workers’ comp payers.
Cyber insurance offers benefits to risk managers, even in absence of a data breach.
We must learn from past missteps and move forward, based on science and evidence-based risk management.
The inability to fully establish credibility and trust exacerbated what should have been a manageable Ebola outbreak.
Teddy Award winner Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation proved that even small organizations can make a huge difference in their employees’ lives.
The risks from the hacking of medical devices needs to be more clearly defined.
Learn more from a 2014 WC benchmark study’s architects about the complex challenges facing industry.
Risk managers should review policies to ensure they provide cover for risks associated with treating a patient presenting Ebola symptoms.